The yag˘ Narikomaya was created by the star Nakamura Utaemon IV, who preferred it to the usual Kagaya. This new yag˘ was related to a present made by Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV to Nakamura Utaemon I when he was on tour in Edo: the Edo star gave to the Kamigata actor a beautiful costum decorated with a Chinese chess piece pattern (koma in Japanese). The yag˘ of Ichikawa Danjűr˘ IV was Naritaya. Narikomaya was therefore created using the ideograms koma and nari, the first ideogram of Naritaya.

Narikomaya is the guild name of the following contemporary actors:


Nakamura Baijaku

Nakamura Baika

Nakamura Fukunosuke

Nakamura Fukusuke

Nakamura Ganjir˘

Nakamura Hashinosuke

Nakamura Jűjir˘

Nakamura Kamenoj˘

Nakamura Kazutar˘

Nakamura Kotar˘

Nakamura Senjaku

Nakamura Sennoj˘

Nakamura Shikan

Nakamura Shinobu

Nakamura Toranosuke

Nakamura Utanosuke

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